Rating: 7,9/10 (200 votes)Hengistbury Head is a cape near the British resort town of Bournemouth. The cape is famous and attractive because archaeologists find here traces of settlements of the Stone, Bronze and Iron Ages. There are also beautiful sandy beaches that attract those who like to relax by the sea. The gravel paths are popular with hikers. On windy days, the promontory is an ideal spot for flying kites. In the summertime, you can listen to larks here. The flora and fauna of Hengistbury Head is protected by the state. Despite this, it is threatened with erosion. In the 19th century, erosion increased under the influence of the human factor. Most of the cape was destroyed. In the XX century, measures were taken to preserve the cape, strengthen the coastline and preserve the unique marsh of salt nearby.
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